1826–1893

Introduction

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Born: De­cem­ber 16, 1826, Clerk­en­well, Mid­dle­sex, Eng­land.

Died: June 15, 1893, Tor­quay, Dev­on, Eng­land.

Buried: Tor­quay, Dev­on, Eng­land.

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Biography

Ellerton grad­u­at­ed from Trin­i­ty Col­lege, Cam­bridge, and en­tered the min­is­try in 1850.

He served as vi­car at St. Ni­cho­las’, Bright­on, and Crewe Green, Che­shire.

He was a rec­og­nized au­thor­i­ty on hymns, con­trib­ut­ed to Hymns An­cient and Mod­ern, and wrote or trans­lat­ed over 80 hymns.

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